OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Welcome to the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Affirm your commitment to ongoing evidence-based education resulting in high-quality whole person care.

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Information for Candidates

Learn about the process to become AOA board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, including required exams and eligibility criteria.

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Why Choose AOA?

Designed for physicians by physicians, AOA board certification is an important quality marker for patients and employers.

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Maintaining Certification

Demonstrate excellence in your specialty throughout your career by participating in Osteopathic Continuous Certification.

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Important Dates View All

June - September 2018

Summer Clinical Exams

Oct. 17, 2018

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty Exam

Atlanta, GA

Oct. 18, 2018

Hand Surgery Subspecialty Exam

November 2018 - March 2019

Winter Clinical Exams

Jan. 15, 2019

Application Deadline for Primary Written and OCC Written Exams

Feb. 15, 2019

Application Deadline for Summer Clinical Exam

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